Monday, April 11, 2011
Cigar City Guava Grove
I picked up a bottle of Cigar City Guava Grove from Al’s of Hampden. The beer pours an orange-gold color with a lofty and frothy white head that leaves a little bit of lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of wheat, lemon, guava, and slightly sour vinegar. The taste is huge is the mouth with lots of sour vinegar, guava, wheat, lemon, and a soft earthy hop bite. The finish has a big alcohol bite on it that helps pucker the tongue. The alcohol content is 8.0% ABV. Wow, this beer was amazing and has a wonderful sour and sweet balance. I enjoy how much it makes my tongue pucker, but not so much that it is not enjoyable to drink. I enjoyed this beer so much, that I went back and bought two more bottles, one to age.